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Elephant Herd Wanders Through China, Causing Chaos and Capturing Hearts

PBS NewsHour

01:52 min | 5 d ago

Elephant Herd Wanders Through China, Causing Chaos and Capturing Hearts

Jeff Bezos Will Fly to the Edge of Space With His Brother Next Month

BBC Newshour

00:43 sec | Last week

Jeff Bezos Will Fly to the Edge of Space With His Brother Next Month

"Jeff Bezos, the founder of the online retailer. Amazon, says he will journey into space on his rocket companies first sub orbital sightseeing trip together with the winner of an auction for a third seat. Marie Catherine Jones. Reports, Jeff Bezos announced on Instagram that he had dreamed of traveling to space since he was five. And on July the 20 if you'll make that journey, along with his brother, also on board for the brief sub orbital flight will be the winner of an auction for a seat on Blue Origins. New SHEPARD SPACECRAFT. The current high speed stands at nearly $3 million. The world's richest man wants to pioneer space tourism but has lost out to his rival Elon Musk's space X when it comes to contracts from

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Russian Opposition Activists Set for Court Amid Crackdown

BBC Newshour

01:27 min | 2 weeks ago

Russian Opposition Activists Set for Court Amid Crackdown

"Mm hmm. Now in moves that indicator further crack down on any opposition to President Putin. Russia's upper house of parliament has approved a law that bans members of what it deemed extremist organizations. From standing in elections. A new law will, in effect bar many of President Putin's critics from running in legislative elections in September. Let's go to Moscow and speak to our correspondent Steve Rosenberg. Steve tell us who is being talked about here. Who are these so called extremists. We're talking about extremist or terrorist organizations according to changes to the electoral law. So if you look at the official list off terrorist and extremist organizations in Russia, it includes groups such as al Qaida on Isis, so no surprise there. The electoral law is not being amended because of those groups. It is clearly being changed to make it harder for supporters of opposition leader Alexander finally to run for office this autumn in the parliamentary election. Don't forget that a Russian court is considering at the moment whether to label Mr Levine is political political network, an extremist organization. In fact, one federal list in Russia has already labeled it extremist. So if, as expected, the court goes ahead. Designates Alexander won. His network is movement azi extremists that will be used almost

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49 People Killed in Attacks on Eastern Congo Villages

BBC Newshour

00:17 sec | 2 weeks ago

49 People Killed in Attacks on Eastern Congo Villages

"The area has seen frequent raids by gunman from the ADF, one of dozens of armed groups operating in the region. The area has also seen violence between two ethnic groups. You're listening to world news from the BBC.

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Hong Kong Media Mogul Sentenced to Another 14 Months for Pro-Democracy Rallies

BBC Newshour

00:17 sec | 2 weeks ago

Hong Kong Media Mogul Sentenced to Another 14 Months for Pro-Democracy Rallies

"This is James Menendez with news that life from the BBC Let's head to Hong Kong now where the media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been sentenced to an additional six month jail term for his role in an unauthorized gathering in October, 2019 at the height of the pro democracy

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Court Orders Shell to Slash CO2 Emissions in Landmark Climate Ruling

PBS NewsHour

00:41 sec | 3 weeks ago

Court Orders Shell to Slash CO2 Emissions in Landmark Climate Ruling

"Court in the Netherlands has issued a landmark climate ruling. It ordered the oil and gas company Royal Dutch Shell to cut carbon emissions by Annette 45% by 2030. Court found that shells current emissions plans are not enough. Climate change Activist shared the outcome outside the court in The Hague. They said it will have a ripple effect worldwide. We're very, very happy that way. No, I have this groundbreaking ruling where the court is crystal clear and the fact that corporations should should indeed contribute to solving the climate crisis based on human

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3 Arrested in Italy Funicular Crash; Clamp Deactivated Brake

BBC Newshour

00:19 sec | 3 weeks ago

3 Arrested in Italy Funicular Crash; Clamp Deactivated Brake

"Three people have been arrested in Italy over a cable car crash that killed 14 people on Sunday. They include the owner and two senior managers off the company, which operated the cable car. They've reportedly confessed to knowing that emergency brakes on the car had been deactivated nearly a month ago to overcome

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Biden and Putin to Meet in Geneva Next Month

BBC Newshour

00:18 sec | 3 weeks ago

Biden and Putin to Meet in Geneva Next Month

"Learned that President Biden will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Geneva. The two leaders will meet June 16th. Biden will be in Europe to attend a gathering of G seven leaders planned for Britain will then join NATO officials in Belgium before the summit with Putin. No particular agreements are expected out of their meeting.

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World Reacts to Belarus Plane ‘Hijacking’ and Arrest of Journalist

BBC Newshour

02:01 min | 3 weeks ago

World Reacts to Belarus Plane ‘Hijacking’ and Arrest of Journalist

"Alexander Lukashenko. And forced to change course to the capital of Belarus, Minsk where the prominent journalist Roman protest, Savage was seized. The action has variously been described as a state hijacking that was the Greek Foreign Ministry on active state terrorism that was the Polish prime minister. German, he said it could not remain without a clear consequence on the French have called for firm and four a firm and unified response. That's your first from two passengers who were on that flight, talking about the journalist Roman pretty Savage and his reaction when he found out the plane was being diverted to Minsk. You seen your harness from, say, significance of this morning, He said nothing. He just turned two people and said he was facing the death penalty. He was nervous at first, but later when he understood he couldn't change anything. He calmed down and accepted it. The chief executive of Ryanair, Michael O'Leary, condemned the actions, saying Sunday's events amounted to state sponsors sponsored piracy. He made his comments in an interview with the Independent Irish radio station used talk. This was a case of state sponsored I was a state sponsored hijack your state sponsored piracy and but unfortunate can't say much about it because the EU authorities and NATO are dealing with at the moment. We're debriefing. The crews are Cruise did a phenomenal job to get that aircraft and almost all the passengers out of Minsk After six hours, I think was very fighting for the crew for the passengers who were held under armed guard have their bags searched on when it was clear it appears that the intent of the Russian authorities was too Remove a journalist and his traveling companion on you know, we believe there was also some KGB agents offloading off the aircraft as well. Michael O'Leary was speaking to news hour on Sunday. Belarus is opposition leader Svetlana taken off Sky Air, who many recognizes the winner off presidential polls last year

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Cable Car Plunges to the Ground, Killing at Least 14 in Italy 2 / 5

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00:17 sec | 3 weeks ago

Cable Car Plunges to the Ground, Killing at Least 14 in Italy 2 / 5

"14 people were killed in northern Italy when their cable car plunged 20 M to the ground as it approached the mountain summit beside Lake Majority. Hikers nearby heard a hissing sound immediately before the crash. Adding to speculation that a cable supporting the car had

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Russia's Northernmost Base Projects Its Power Across Arctic

BBC Newshour

02:00 min | Last month

Russia's Northernmost Base Projects Its Power Across Arctic

"There is a meeting today in Iceland between Russia's foreign minister and the U. S. Secretary of state who recently accused Moscow of attempting to exert control off the Arctic region by expanding its military presence there. We have a report now from a place I don't think we've heard from here on news out. The remote Franz Josef Land are compelled Archipelago, which houses Russia's northernmost military base. Our correspondent was given rare access. Sarah Rains Foods report focuses on rising tensions between the U. S and Russia. Which appear to be spilling over into the Arctic. It was a noisy right. We took on a Russian military transport plane, the one that carried us almost to the top of the world. We We were were the the first first foreign foreign journalists journalists invited invited to to visit visit what's what's now now Russia's Russia's most most northern northern military military base, base, a a remote remote site site on on an an Arctic Arctic island island that's that's making making some some in in the the West nervous continues. Transport, But Russia wanted us to see its Arctic Trefoil is it calls the base including the new aerodrome, where we landed? The runway has just been upgraded to take such giant planes as well as bombers and fighter jets all year round. What's that? But even Well. No. And this is that you just said happened. You got sick. I didn't Maybe sleeping like a nice straight here. Is he rattled off in military trucks. There was just whiteness through the windows until we pulled up beside some hawking bits of military kids. Bastian missile defense systems, We were told Soldier in white camouflage pose nearby. A little further on the launchers were soon unfolding to point up into the sky, but it was national Liberation. That's a hit enemy ships. A soldier was on hand to inform us and he declared the systems

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Indian Navy Searches for 81 Missing From Barge Sunk by Storm

PBS NewsHour

00:18 sec | Last month

Indian Navy Searches for 81 Missing From Barge Sunk by Storm

"Western India's death toll from a tropical cyclone has risen to 29 the storm weekend after making landfall in Gujarat state last night with winds up to 130 miles an hour. First responders rescued about 180 people from an oil barge that sank off Mumbai and the Indian navy searched for 81. Others

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Director of Russia’s Foreign Service Denied Responsibility for SolarWinds Hack

BBC Newshour

02:04 min | Last month

Director of Russia’s Foreign Service Denied Responsibility for SolarWinds Hack

"The S V R says allegations his agency has been launching cyber attacks against the West are absurd and pathetic. Washington holds the SPR responsible for the giant solar winds hack that infiltrated a string of US federal agencies. The SVR chief has been speaking to our Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg. Journalist We peer with partial in Australia should not least one of Russia's most closely guarded buildings. The country's spy chief tells me how lucky I am. You were the first foreign journalist allowed in here, so gain a risk in, says Looking around, he adds, these walls have witnessed the planning of great operations. There's one operation in particular. I've come here to talk about. Mr Nourish Skins Agency. The SPR has been accused of carrying out the largest cyber espionage operation the world to scene. Now it's six hackers broke into computer networks of US federal agencies, including the commerce and Treasury departments. One of the most sophisticated cyber security breaches in American history investigators. The attack is widely blamed by cyber experts on Russia buying searching malicious code into a software update from the company. So the winds Hackers gained access to a T least nine U. S government agencies, including the Pentagon, Homeland Security and the State Department. The White House named the SPR as the perpetrator. So will its director. Admit to such an audacious operation Me a bullet. Bert Listener was losing the key. I think you might be flattered to hear such an assessment of the work of the Foreign Intelligence Service, which I run such a high evaluation. But I don't have the right to claim the creative achievements off others as my own spot in Italy this way, But when the U. S administration says it has traced the attack To a

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Israeli Airstrike Kills at Least 10 Members of a Family

BBC Newshour

02:11 min | Last month

Israeli Airstrike Kills at Least 10 Members of a Family

Urgent 911 calls after major crack found in I-40 bridge

PBS NewsHour

00:15 sec | Last month

Urgent 911 calls after major crack found in I-40 bridge

"River Traffic resumed today under the Interstate 40 Bridge near Memphis, Tennessee. The bridge itself could be closed for months because of a deep crack on a support beam. But inspectors say it is safe for water travel

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Emergency Use Granted for Pfizer Vaccine for Kids Aged 12-15

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00:15 sec | Last month

Emergency Use Granted for Pfizer Vaccine for Kids Aged 12-15

"Years old US Food and Drug Administration announced the emergency measure late today. The minimum age for the vaccine had been 16. Meanwhile, New York State became the latest to mandate that students at publicly funded

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More Than 1,200 Migrants Reach Italian Island on Boats

BBC Newshour

00:11 sec | Last month

More Than 1,200 Migrants Reach Italian Island on Boats

"Around 1200. Migrants have landed on boats and the Italian island Lampedusa within the space of a few hours. A rescue charity said many more were in difficulty off Malta.

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Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch Condemns Tigray 'Genocide'

BBC Newshour

01:45 min | Last month

Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch Condemns Tigray 'Genocide'

"Get his message out of Ethiopia at last week in here, his words Robin is here by that action based you appear today all over Ethiopia and in T dry in particular many barbarism have been conducted. I tried several times to say this. But all my messages have been blocked till now. I haven't had the opportunity to get my message out through the media. It's clear that the problem is everywhere, including a romir bench angle, a sure rob it and so on. But what is happening in T dry is the worst brutality and cruelty. What's happening is the carnage of people, particularly the killing of innocents. God will judge everything. But people are dying, dying terribly. Women are being raped and they are in pain. The men who died. Ah, luckier than these women who are suffering churches are being destroyed in Merriam dangling. It's not the fault off the tee, bright people The whole world should know this. And now they do the strongly worded accusation of genocide from the head of Ethiopia's Orthodox Church. These air his first public comments on the war from the elderly Patriarca Boonie Mattias, who's from the Tigre region himself as he addresses millions of followers and the international community. The video is

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01:40 min | 9 months ago

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01:37 min | 9 months ago

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01:41 min | 9 months ago

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01:51 min | 10 months ago

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01:42 min | 1 year ago

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02:31 min | 1 year ago

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"On the newshour preventing gun violence and debating impeachment members of Congress return to Washington sniffing out danger rats finder calling in the detection of land mines and much more. with the August recess now over members of Congress scramble today to prioritize their agenda items as capital hill correspondent Lisa dejar de reports there is a lot to choose from I think we can both agree that their first full day back from summer break house Democrats wanted to talk guns and gun violence holding a form on the issue we'll fight on every front in the courts in the Congress and the court of public opinion to make sure this issue is too hot to handle for the GOP to block we're not taking no for an answer for speaker Pelosi is particularly touting a bill the house already passed to expand background checks to include most private gun sales that idea has gained new attention after last month's mass shooting in Odessa Texas officials say seven people there were killed by a man who failed a background check but got a gun later through a private sale where no background check was required. that violence along with the tax in el Paso and Dayton Ohio led to forty deaths last month and all of that is leading Democrats to pressure the Senate to vote on more background checks Senate democratic leader Chuck Schumer the debate on gun safety should be our first order of business and the place to start the debate. is a vote on the house passed bipartisan background checks bill but in the Senate one vote matters most that of Republican leader Mitch McConnell who has said for a gun bill to get a vote the president must back at first we do in fact await word from the White House about what the president is willing to sign this despite polls showing nationwide overwhelming support for increased background checks and NVR PBS newshour Marista survey out today shows that eighty three percent of Americans support laws requiring background checks for gun show purchases and private sales this puts enormous pressure on vulnerable Republican senators up for reelection next year like Susan Collins of Maine our.

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01:55 min | 2 years ago

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01:35 min | 2 years ago

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02:35 min | 3 years ago

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"Low in come families as one solution some community activists like t a bird safe plucking families out of poor neighborhoods can fuel urban decay it adds to the mass vacancy that already happens because of just general disinvestment in and lack of access to funding and when we do that you you sort of develops narrative that you can throw away a community and you throw away a neighborhood and that's not fair the people that want to stay so model come on the morning jennifer cummings can understand that argument but she says she would have done anything to give her children a better life than they were living just months ago i want them to know that there is something else out there better than what you see you now that what's a round you you know what you've been through i just want you know then the c inexperience something better and so i do it all again it's dark even if that means waking before dawn to drive across town in doing it all again tomorrow for the pbs newshour and cause your health news i'm sarah varney it has been quite a year in the world of science the headlines and images were powerful among them the rupture of enormous iceberg scientists taking to the streets the solar eclipse that captured the attention of the country and new insights into the workings of the universe william rang them sat down with miles o'brien to get some perspective on at all it's part of our weekly segment the leading edge so what when you say is the most important science story of the year i think there's little doubt william that the big science story of the year is a political story sort of political science scientists concerned about the trump administration and its climate denial or climate scepticism took to the streets in april twenty second earth day thousands of the march concerned about that climate policy but also environmental policies the administration also frankly concerned about their funding and not long after the new administrative the epa came in scott pruitt a lot of evidence that they had reason to be concerned there was a purge of scientists that received epa funding many of them associated with academic institutions which made more room for corporate sponsored science.

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01:46 min | 4 years ago

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"In eleven minutes of rapid gunfire into a las vegas crowd last sunday night a mass shooter killed fifty eight people attending a concert as the newshour has done all week tonight we remember the final ten of those victims like so many people killed doreen anderson was visiting las vegas from out of state she was a stayed home mom and why from alaska with a passion for ice hockey denise for died is attended the concert with her husband both seen here less than an hour before the massacre begin she was shot as they fled the scene heather alvarado was a mother of three from utah who came to the three day country music festival with her family her husband says she always saw the good in others hannah ehler's was also a mother of three children seen here from california she went to the festival with her husband her father in law says hannah lit up the world with her smile victor link was also from california his sunset on facebook he was the best data any one son could ever have carly ccri bomb the mother of two young children from iowa attended the concert with friends calum at went to the festival every year this year with her best friend who got her to a hospital nettie is one of four victims from canada tara roe was also canadian she was a model a teaching assistant and a mother of two young boys carry parsons lived in seattle and was recently engaged a childhood friend says she would always say live laugh love and patty mestas loved country music and move closer to the stage when jason aldeen started performing a friend says she was a great mother and grandmother and an amazing person.

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01:30 min | 4 years ago

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"Come to realise that they can benefit for from having a positive positive relationship with one another and that's what we saw on display today the g the farm which was a marked difference from their first offering count on may it was camp tonight with dinner will tower after watching still this celebrations in paris tomorrow mr trump heads back to the united states and more repercussions from his sons rusher meeting senate judiciary committee chairman chuck grassley said he wants donald trump junior to testify in open session as soon as next week for the pbs newshour on john young as we just heard the president defended his older sons meeting with the russian lawyer last year saying that it was standard opposition research but some have question that promise to discuss all this we are joined now by two campaign veterans tim miller is the former communications director for jeb bush has presidential campaign he's also cofounder of the republican opposition research group america rising and christina reynolds she was the deputy communications director for hillary clinton's 2016 presidential campaign and she's now the a senior vice president for global strategy group a democratic research firm and we welcome both of you to the our christine i'm going to start with you tell our audience what is opposition research while when i started we used to call it quotes votes than anecdotes it is gathering public information to.

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PBS NewsHour

01:48 min | 4 years ago

"newshour" Discussed on PBS NewsHour

"In richmond texas i miles o'brien for the pbs newshour and as miles us said costs are just one of the questions about whether this model could be replicated more widely and mild joins me now from boston so miles tell us more about why as and this is the first plant of its kind what are the challenges in trying to replicate this somewhere else and getting the same result well judy the secret sauce of this one according to the innovators behind it is they reduced the cost of creating the carbon capture when i say cost the cost in power normally what the the assumption is that it it reduces the output of any given power plant by as much as thirty percent in order to run the carbon capture system what they did this case was they decided not to use the actual turbines which light the lights that i'm using right now but rather a separate cogeneration plant a smaller plant on site they can be run much more efficiently and they say that they it's costing them about fifteen percent of the power generating capacity of that plan so that's a big hurdle that they've gotten over fifteen percent is still a big number and unless you have some commodity are or a the co two has some value the business model doesn't add up just yet and you were telling us miles there are also some physical challenges as well well being eighty miles near an old oilfield that could use that co two capture and recover a lot of stubborn oil from the ground makes it all work the question is could a fossil fuel plan of any kind that's a long way away from an oilfield could it avail itself of this kind of transaction.

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